The table below looks at the statistics for E-business skills in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-business over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Electronic Business (eBusiness)
Rank 191 215 214
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Contract jobs citing E-business 9 13 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.15% 0.18% 0.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.20% 0.24% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 8
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.90% +0.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £294 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £594 £780 £566
UK excluding London average daily rate £450 £375 £425
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £26.49 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 - £19.75
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
4414 5514 5890
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 75.00% 76.07% 75.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3286 4131 4389
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 69 91
Average hourly rate £22.60 £22.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.42% -25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £14.95 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £52.50 £51.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

E-business
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-business Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

E-business
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-business across the City of London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

E-business Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

E-business
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-business across the City of London region.

E-business Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

E-business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business.

1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 4 (36.36%) Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (36.36%) Oracle EBS R12
4 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 3 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
4 3 (27.27%) SAP
4 3 (27.27%) XML
4 3 (27.27%) SOA
4 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
4 3 (27.27%) Migration
4 3 (27.27%) Banking
4 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
5 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft
5 2 (18.18%) SOAP
5 2 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (18.18%) XSD
5 2 (18.18%) XSLT
5 2 (18.18%) ERP
5 2 (18.18%) UDDI
5 2 (18.18%) WSDL
5 2 (18.18%) IBM
5 2 (18.18%) BEA
5 2 (18.18%) Hyperion
5 2 (18.18%) SAP HR
5 2 (18.18%) Project Management
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) Advertising

E-business
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region citing E-business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (27.27%) WebLogic
2 2 (18.18%) AquaLogic
2 2 (18.18%) WebSphere
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Workflow
Business Applications
1 4 (36.36%) Oracle EBS R12
2 2 (18.18%) SAP HR
2 2 (18.18%) Workday HCM
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Assets
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle E-Business Tax
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Internet Expenses
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle FAH
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (9.09%) Oracle iProcurement
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle BI EE
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle BI Publisher
2 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
2 1 (9.09%) OLAP
2 1 (9.09%) Data Warehouse
General
1 5 (45.45%) Finance
2 3 (27.27%) Banking
2 3 (27.27%) Investment Banking
3 2 (18.18%) Advertising
4 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
4 1 (9.09%) Billing
4 1 (9.09%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Analyst
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Systems Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Business Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Oracle Project Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (9.09%) Operations Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) XSD
2 2 (18.18%) XSLT
2 2 (18.18%) UDDI
2 2 (18.18%) WSDL
2 2 (18.18%) Apache Axis
2 2 (18.18%) JAX-WS
2 2 (18.18%) SOAP
2 2 (18.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
1 1 (9.09%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
1 4 (36.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle Linux
2 1 (9.09%) VMS
2 1 (9.09%) UNIX
2 1 (9.09%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (27.27%) SOA
1 3 (27.27%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (18.18%) Data Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Project Management
2 2 (18.18%) Workflow
2 2 (18.18%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) EAI
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL
3 1 (9.09%) UML
3 1 (9.09%) Validation
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) BPR
3 1 (9.09%) Analytics
3 1 (9.09%) Cyber Security
3 1 (9.09%) TOGAF
3 1 (9.09%) Data Analysis
3 1 (9.09%) MODAF
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
3 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (27.27%) PL/SQL
1 3 (27.27%) SQL
2 2 (18.18%) XPath
3 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
3 1 (9.09%) Korn
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Oracle
2 3 (27.27%) SAP
2 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
3 2 (18.18%) IBM
3 2 (18.18%) PeopleSoft
3 2 (18.18%) BEA
3 2 (18.18%) Hyperion
4 1 (9.09%) JDA
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (9.09%) Intel
4 1 (9.09%) Tableau